Amnesty International

Amnesty International (Scots: Amnesty Internaitional; commonly kent as Amnesty an AI) is a non-govrenmental organization focused on human richts that claims tae hae ower 7 million members an supporters aroond the warld.

Nobel prize medal.svg Amnesty International
MottoIt is better to light a candle than to curse the darkness.[1]
FoundedJulie 1961; 58 years ago (1961-07)
Unitit Kinrick
FoonderPeter Benenson
HeidquartersLunnon, Ingland, U.K.
  • Global
ServicesPertectin human richts
FieldsLegal advocacy, Media attention, direct-appeal campaigns, resairch, lobbyin
Mair nor 7 million members an supporters[2]
Salil Shetty


  1. "History – The Meaning of the Amnesty Candle". Amnesty International. Archived frae the oreeginal on 18 June 2008. Retrieved 4 June 2008. Cite uses deprecated parameter |deadurl= (help)
  2. "Who we are". Amnesty International. Retrieved 16 March 2015.